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Sep 7, 2012 8:00pm EDT
president, henry wall los angeles is -- wallace, is the guy who can do the ticket the most amount of harm. the experts, the guys in the back room go to franklin roosevelt and say he could cost you a million votes. and he is saying if i cut that by half and half again, and they're in the right states, i've got a problem. and i don't want a problem. henry? basically i forced you on the ticket four years ago, i can't do it again. >> host: did henry wallace run for president in 1948. >> guest: certainly did. it's almost like -- one of the great back stories of the election -- not a back story, the main story -- a personal grudge match between the wallace swing and the truman mainstream wing of the democratic party. wallace had been dumped and when truman takes over the presidency, he was dumped by the presidency by harry truman. roosevelt put him in the cabinet as secretary of commerce. he gives him speeches -- gives a speech in madison square garden which puts him at distinct odds with the truman foreign policy, and truman fires him. so, any human being, any human being would be upset. walla
Sep 18, 2012 8:00pm EDT
: >> new supreme court term begins on monday, october 1. tuesday, tom goldstein of los angeles times supreme court correspondent, david savage previewed the court's near-term. from the cato institute in washington d.c., this is an hour and 15 minutes. >> our conference concludes with a look ahead to october term 2012. the court's docket as today is a bit sparse, but not without past indeed were it not for obamacare nsp 1070 cases, you could say this coming term would be the term of the decade. in its first two sittings the court will hear cases on international law, property rights and racial preferences in higher education the fourth amendment as well as the follow up to the class-action blog buster from a couple years ago wal-mart versus dukes. cato has filed briefs in all these cases while in other petitions that if granted would become high profile as well your challenge is to section five of the voting rights act in scope of the treaty power, for example. another multiple domain cases for gay marriage. if you aggregate in a breather in search of disappoint you. we have the autho
Sep 17, 2012 8:30pm EDT
-point economic plan to hispanic business owners at the u.s. hispanic chamber of commerce convention in los angeles. this is just over 20 minutes. [applause] ♪ >> thank you. thank you. thank you so much hector for that warm introduction and for all your help and support and congratulations to christine as well. thank you, good to be home. i have got a son here somewhere. there he is, and a grandson too. my son and grandson, hi guys. [applause] it's an honor to be your guest and to speak to you as we begin national hispanic heritage month. i'm also pleased to represent the party of governor susanna martinez, governor brian sandoval, governor governor luis fortuno, senator marco rubio and the texas republican candidate for u.s. senate, ted cruz. [applause] these leaders are republicans for the same reasons as millions of other hispanics, they see that ours is the party of opportunity, the party that will restore america's prosperity. at our convention a few weeks ago governor martinez described in experience and some of you may find it familiar. at the beginning of her political career she
Sep 25, 2012 8:00pm EDT
. especially in los angeles. it is very strong. i think it is certainly a kind of localized phenomenon and economic stagnation will further deepen and entrench everything. one of the difficulties that republicans face is that republicans need upward mobility in order to make these among the single issues. i think it is a gateway trend that is a good one. another thing about taxes i mentioned, is that you have this -- is why i keep thinking of this as an emerging strategy. when you're looking at the opportunity for a republican candidate who does well among state like virginia and colorado, for example, romney is not actually over performing in the script. he is saying, tax cuts might resonate with them. they have changed considerably as the federal income tax basis changes. there are many conservatives who talked about the idea, instead of calling for more marginal tax cuts, why not call for a dramatic credit. that is an idea that a lot of us have talked about as well. >> is that an issue that really resonates. >> to your point earlier on, some people said that barack obama is someone
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